Roland is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 3,529 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Roland is the 109th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Roland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Roland is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Roland who work in office and administrative support (10.43%), sales jobs (10.36%), and management occupations (8.82%).
As is often the case in a small town, Roland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Roland, just 9.01% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Roland in 2010 was $17,198, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,792 for a family of four. Roland also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.30% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Roland is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Roland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roland residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Roland include German, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Roland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.